Battle of Ahualulco

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Battle of Ahualulco
Part of the Reform War
Date29 September 1858
Ahualulco, San Luis Potosí
Status Conservative victory
Liberals Conservatives
Commanders and leaders
Santiago Vidaurri
Juan Zuazua
Francisco Naranjo
Miguel Miramón
Leonardo Márquez
Casualties and losses
672 dead
91 captured

The Battle of Ahualulco took place on 29 September 1858 during the War of Reform, near the town of Ahualulco in the state of San Luis Potosí, Mexico, between elements of the liberal army, commanded by the Generals Santiago Vidaurri, Juan Zuazua and Francisco Naranjo and conservative army troops commanded by General Miguel Miramón and Leonardo Márquez. The victory went to the conservatives. The liberals suffered 672 casualties and 91 prisoners. It is considered by some to be one of the most brilliant triumphs of Miramón.